Transcripts (25)

Xunantunich

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  • 4 days ago
  • 44:20

In Belize, the ruins of Xunantunich were once a prosperous Mayan city. After the Mayan civilization mysteriously collapsed, the city became home to the legendary Stone Woman — a ghost who may just hold the key to understanding what happened to the great empire.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A Bram Stoker Classic from Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

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  • 10 days ago
  • 31:27

Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes calling…  Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Every Thursday, find a new tale of terror from some of history’s greatest authors. Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Alamo

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  • 11 days ago
  • 36:38

Famous for the cry "Remember the Alamo!” many of the site's ghosts are the 800 lives lost in the infamous battle. Yet there's something else lurking in the Alamo's walls — something that made even the soldiers afraid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Pennhurst Asylum

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  • 18 days ago
  • 44:18

Once an institution for the mentally and physically disabled, Pennhurst Asylum has been shut down for over twenty years. But that doesn't mean that some of its most notorious residents aren't still there today… 

Chicago Water Tower

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  • 25 days ago
  • 42:21

The Chicago Water Tower was one of the few structures in the city to survive the great fire of 1871. But the original building isn't the only reminder that remains of that harrowing evening…